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Title: Making Cities Resilient Report 2012: My city is getting ready! A global snapshot of how local governments reduce disaster risk.
Author: United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Secretariat (UNISDR).
Source: Ginebra; UNISDR; Sept. 2012. 114 p. ilus.
Keywords: REDUCCION DEL RIESGO DE DESASTRES. ASPECTOS ECONOMICOS. CAMBIO CLIMATICO. RESILIENCIA. CIUDADES. GESTION LOCAL DE RIESGOS DE DESASTRES. PLANIFICACION URBANA



   
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Content Acknowledgments
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  Foreword  
  Introduction
- Background and rationale
- Aim and structure of the report
- About the Making Cities Resilient Campaign
- What do we mean by a resilient city?
- Characteristics of the cities showcased in this report
 
  Chapter 1: Enabling conditions for building resilience  
 

- Leadership and political will
- Sustainability at local level
- Engage in high impact activities early on
- City-to-city learning and international support
- Integrating disaster risk reduction as a cross-scale and multi-sector issue
- Addressing existing infrastructure deficits

 
  Chapter 2: How the campaign is enabling cities to boost disaster risk reduction  
  Chapter 3: Key trends In resilience building in cities  
  - Early versus advanced resilience-building activities
- Level of socioeconomic development 34
- City size and economic base
 
  Chapter 4: How are local governments building resilience?  
  - Essential 1: Institutional and administrative framework 39
- Essential 2: Financing and resources
- Essential 3: Multi-hazard risk assessment- know your risk
- Essential 4: Infrastructure protection, upgrading and resilience
- Essential 5: Protect vital facilities: education and health
- Essential 6: Building regulations and land use planning
- Essential 7: Training, education and public awareness
- Essential 8: Environmental protection and strengthening of ecosystems
- Essential 9: Effective preparedness, early warning and response
- Essential 10: Recovery and rebuilding communities
 
  Chapter 5: Looking forward: What are some possible approaches to measuring resilience in cities?  
  - What do local governments see as the key indicators for
building resilience in their city?
- How to measure resilience accumulated through the process of urbanization
and city bulding
- Measuring resilience through urban planning and its implementation
- Measuring financing of disaster risk reduction and budgets for DRR
- Next steps
 
  Chapter 6: Conclusions of the report  
  Campaign partners  
  Acronyms  
  Annexes